O-I Melter Training Specialist in Streator, Illinois
Melter Training Specialist
Job ID #:7060
Position Type:Full-Time Regular
Department:Research & Development
Education Required:Bachelors Degree
Experience Required:5 - 7 Years
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Who we are:
Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.
O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high-quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.
From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.
This is a unique opportunity to be part of this exciting, breakthrough initiative reimagining glassmaking with transformational technology and new processes. Called MAGMA (Modular Advanced Glass Manufacturing Asset), the initiative leverages R&D work that we’ve been pursuing over the last few years to develop new melting technology that opens up a world of possibilities for us.
MAGMA builds on O-I’s history and heritage of innovation, and you will be part of a special team working to enable us to continue pursuing new growth opportunities across categories and geographies.
To learn more about MAGMA please view the video linked below:
As a Melter Training Specialist for O-I you will support the development and lead new operator trainings, collaborate with plant employees and the MAGMA team to ensure alignment and knowledge transfer. The Replication Melter Training role will be responsible for traveling to targeted plants to support melter installment and operations. This incumbent will also be responsible for full training of all Melter Operator employees at location.
Lead installation checks and training on the Melter
Conduct hands on training to plant operation teams
Verify training completion and evaluate trainee competencies
Coordinating training schedules of identified stakeholders
Initial point of contact for anything melter and/or training related
Safety and Operation orientation
Owner of training matrix
Energy reduction (optimizing operation)
KPI focused improvements
Lessons learned reporting
Serving as a business change agent leading installation, startup, improvement initiatives, provide process redesign ideas and activities/projects that enable the organization to reach the next level of world class operations
In charge of quality checks during testing phase
Lead Melter Operator during and after immediate melter startup including:
Batch Handling and Mixing Equipment
Melter control equipment
Maintains glass levels and temperature
Records a log of furnace operations
All other work requirements that may be inherent to the job
In this position you will report to the Melting Process Lead.
Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
5+ years manufacturing or production experience
Experience conducting hands on training in manufacturing or production setting
MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) intermediate skills, required
Strong decision making and judgement skills
Strong communication skills
Significant travel and time away from home is required.
60% Travel, both domestic and international
5+ years of Furnace Operator experience
Lean Six Sigma (LSS) certification or other process/continuous improvement skill
What We Offer:
Opportunity for future growth and advancement
Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
Comprehensive benefits package
Relaxed and contemporary dress code
Education Assistance program
Adoption Assistance program
and much more…
If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you.
O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at email@example.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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